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Dr. Walter Chwals, MD

Critical Care Surgery ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Chwals

Dr. Walter Chwals, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Jagiellonian University Medical College, Faculty Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in critical care surgery and pediatric surgery.


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(617) 636-5025

Dr. Chwals accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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MultiPlan
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Tufts PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Dr. Chwals' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Frenectomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Still's Disease
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Walter Chwals, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Jagiellonian University Medical College, Faculty Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in critical care surgery and pediatric surgery.

Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Education

1988
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Residency Hospital
1986
New Eng Deaconess Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1985
University Mass Med Center
Residency Hospital
1981
University Mass Med Center
Internship Hospital
1980
Jagiellonian University Medical College, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1988
1986
1985
1981
1980

Languages

  • Polish
  • English

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I love doctor Walter Chwals. I was a pediatric patient for him 28 yrs ago at brenners children hospital. This doctor was excellent to not only myself but to my entire family. He made sure daily that we communicated and i felt apart of his life. He made me feel like i wasnt just a patient but his...Read More
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Highly recommend Dr. Chwals. He was my son's surgeon when my son was only 5 days old. Excellent doctor!
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